Definitions

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  • proper n. A topographic and patronymic surname.
  • proper n. A river in the US state of North Carolina.

Etymologies

From Old English haga ("enclosure"). Also a Middle English back-formation from Hawkin, a diminutive of Harry or of a given name meaning "a hawk". (Wiktionary)

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